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Clifford T. Schmitt, L.H.G., P.G.

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Principal Hydrogeologist, Cofounder
Issaquah, Washington

MS Geology
BA Geology/Biology
35 years experience

Contact Information

cschmitt@farallonconsulting.com
(425) 295-0801
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Bio

Cliff is a licensed geologist and hydrogeologist in Washington and California. His 35 years of experience in investigation and cleanup project management include characterizing contamination in soil, groundwater, indoor air, and surface water. Cliff has provided technical services in support of mediation and litigation as well as third-party opinion on numerous projects.

Fun Facts

Cliff has numerous outside interests, including hang gliding, fly fishing, hiking, and camping. His goals for this year include making a hang gliding flight greater than 100 miles (his current personal best is 89 miles at a maximum altitude above 13,000 feet) and keeping up with his family at downhill skiing. Several times each year, Cliff and other Farallon Principals take clients on multi-day fly fishing adventures for Northwest trout and steelhead. Cliff also has an interest in the quality and expansion of Washington- and Oregon-produced wines.

Licenses

  • Licensed Hydrogeologist, WA
  • Professional Geologist, CA

Professional Certifications and Registrations

  • HAZWOPER
Projects

Key Projects

Groundwater Treatment System Design

Groundwater Treatment System Design

Farallon incorporated groundwater circulation wells in the design of an innovative system to treat...

tracking down an elusive source of contamination

Tracking Down Elusive Source of Contamination

After Farallon successfully completed cleanup of a former dry cleaning facility on a client’s...

PFAS Characterization and Remediation

PFAS Characterization and Remediation

Farallon has been leading an investigation to evaluate releases of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances...

Silver Cloud Hotel - Stadium

Silver Cloud Hotel – Stadium

To delineate the extent of the contaminated soil and groundwater, Farallon initially completed a...

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Assisting an Ambitious Redevelopment Plan

Farallon’s client had a vision for redeveloping a Seattle property used as a landfill from the 1930s...

Redevelopment Civil Engineering Support

Redevelopment Civil Engineering Support

Design elements included stormwater management facilities; water and sewer utilities; natural gas,...

Creative Approach to Leaking UST Site

Creative Approach to Leaking UST Site

When multiple attempts to treat recalcitrant contaminants with conventional technologies failed,...

Complying with County Stormwater Regulations

Complying with County Stormwater Regulations

Surfactant injection, an innovative remedial alternative, can increase mobilization of LNAPL and ease...

Landfill insurance claim support - man picking up trash in a landffill

Landfill Insurance Claim Support

Remedial actions previously conducted by others included source removal, soil vapor extraction, and...

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